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13 Candidate Forums Views for 2021 In 2021, our Voter Services team planned 13 forums to give voters a chance to ask questions of candidates and compare their answers. A dozen forums allowed almost 7,000 voters to listen and watch 46 candidates for almost 135,000 minutes. Our Port Washington-Manhasset team takes seriously the League mission...
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  The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan volunteer organization working to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. The League does not support or oppose any political party or any candidate. However, it does take positions on legislation after serious study and substantial agreement among its members. Effective advocacy has...
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Health Justice — Film & Panel DiscussionThe Untold Story of Medicare — Healthcare for 19 million seniors in 11 months—— Desegregation of our nation’s hospitals in 4 months — Sunday, January 20, 201910am — 1pmCinema Arts Centre423 Park Ave, Huntington Members:  $11*; Public: $16For more info and to RSVP, email:Esterquest@gmail.com Doors open: 10 am–light breakfast; 11am–film; 12pm –panel  POWER...
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Harriot Stanton Blatch, 1856 – 1940 From the moment of her birth on January 8, 1856, Harriot Stanton Blatch had the mantle of the woman suffrage movement tucked firmly around her. As the daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, organizer of the 1848 Seneca Falls Woman’s Rights Conference, and head of the movement, there was small chance...
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by Antonia Petrash On September 17th, we celebrated Constitution Day and Citizenship Day in a very special way. Members of the League of Women Voters gathered at Sagamore Hill, home of Theodore Roosevelt, a national historic site, to witness the swearing in of 46 new citizens, originally from twenty-seven different countries. After they were sworn...
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The League’s electronic voter guide: VotingNewYork.org is now LIVE! Currently candidate information is available for all candidates running in state and local primary including: Attorney General, State Assembly, State Senate, and local county, town, and village offices. The information includes biographical information and responses to questions posed by the League, as well as links to candidates’ social media and...
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PLEASE JOIN US!Can you give 2 hours or 4 hours?  Our League is canvassing EVERY WEEKEND from now thru Nov 6th for voter registration in low-turnout election districts (polling site areas) within the Town of North Hempstead.  We will carry voter registration forms in multiple languages and work in pairs/quads on weekend afternoons and early...
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A note from our PresidentJULIE MEER HARNICK Dear LWV members and friends, This fall the leadership of our League decided to give full attention to the mid-term election, by putting all our efforts into VOTER SERVICES.  In doing so, we temporarily put aside our passions for natural resources, gun control, redistricting and other policy areas. ...
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President, LWV of Port Washington/Manhasset Dear LWV members and friends, In Oprah Winfrey’s commencement address at USC Annenberg School for Journalism and Communications, she offered up 10 points of advice: Be the Truth, Stay Hopeful, Be Good to Everyone, Vote, Live Responsibly, Be Kind, Splurge on the Right Things, Be Upstanding, Your Job is What...
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